Historic Balmain Pub Tour

Balmain, NSW



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  • Drink at the oldest pub in Balmain
  • 3 craft beers or wines
  • Learn about the history of this suburb - tales full of robberies, gangsters and intrigue

Take a tour around one of Sydneys most popular puburbs, it has the highest pubs per capita than anywhere else in Australia! Your guide will take you to 3 of its most iconic, where a beer or wine is included. Your guide will regale you with tales of the colourful history of this area.

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 3 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Walking tour including three pubs
  • 3 craft beers or wines
  • Historical commentary from your knowledgable guide

Walk through the streets of Balmain taking the the beautiful sights and colourful stories of this culturally significant suburb and its pubs. You'll visit three of the area's most iconic establishments and enjoy a craft beer or wine at each. Your guide will entertain you with tales of murder, vice and greed. Learn about the Balmain gangsters, duelling colonists, the Balmain Tigers football team, the murderous confectioner and more!

On the Day

Session Length

  • This tour runs on Saturdays and starts at 2:30pm
  • Tour lasts approximately 3 hours

Numbers on the Day

  • There can be up to 15 participants on this tour
  • There is no minimum participant number

Dress Code

  • If the weather is hot and sunny, it is recommended you bring along a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen 
  • If it is rainy, please bring along a raincoat and closed toe shoes
... and Importantly


You must be at least 18 years old to go on this tour.


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • 15 or more days before the tour: No charge (less non-refundable booking deposit)
  • Between 8 and 15 days before the tour: 50 percent of the fee will be refunded
  • Within 7 days: Participants will not be given a refund


  • If you wish to change the date of your tour and you notify the experience provider 30 days - the day of the tour, there will be a transfer fee of 25 dollars per person
  • If you notify them more than 30 days out from your tour date, there will be no transfer fee